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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 176–191.
Published: 01 April 2019
...Isabelle Stengers; Jeffrey M. Perl The question of universalism versus relativism is often taken to be a matter of critical reflexivity. This article attempts to present the question instead as a matter of practical, political, and always situated concern. The attempt starts from consideration...
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Common Knowledge (2002) 8 (1): 102–107.
Published: 01 January 2002
...Vicki Hearne Duke University Press 2002 COMING TO TERMS The Matter of the Irish Bull Terrier Vicki Hearne Daisy is my darling. In America, the name Daisy is in a tradition as long as tra- dition can get here, and is a noble...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 356–362.
Published: 01 April 2011
... between solvency and insolvency, it turns out, is not consumption but reproduction: the most certain route to financial disaster is having a child. Duke University Press 2011 Reviews A Matter of Some Interest Payback and the Sterility of Capital...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 48–63.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Isabelle Stengers The question of universalism and relativism is often taken to be a matter of critical reflexivity. This article attempts to present the question instead as a matter of practical, political, and always-situated concern. The attempt starts from the consideration of modern...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (1): 124.
Published: 01 January 2016
... of the Christianity the in of holy matter forms important most two the Since century. thelater fourteenth to twelfth the from in piety theme a significant was nation Ritchey’s well- ofmostly number ofasmall readings ondetailed Based (Ithaca, NY: CornellUniversity Press, 2014),235pp...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 278–284.
Published: 01 April 2019
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 149–150.
Published: 01 January 2013
...William M. Chace Kirsch Adam , Why Trilling Matters ( New Haven, CT : Yale University Press , 2011 ), 185 pp. © 2013 by Duke University Press 2013 LITTLE REVIEWS Robin Fox, The Tribal Imagination: Civilization...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 71–76.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Steven D. Brown This commentary on Isabelle Stengers's article, “Comparison as a Matter of Concern” is an assessment of her stance toward experimental psychology. At the various points in her work where she considers that discipline, she tends to accuse it of failing to embrace the “risk” that she...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 77–81.
Published: 01 January 2011
...Brit Ross Winthereik This commentary on Isabelle Stengers's article “Comparison as a Matter of Concern,” takes its entry point in a battle between comparisons: imposed comparisons, where extraneous, irrelevant criteria are laid down, and active, interested comparisons, where rapport is established...
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Common Knowledge (2009) 15 (1): 23–38.
Published: 01 January 2009
...G. R. Evans Quietism brought the individual to a state of “holy indifference” where nothing mattered; particularities of Christian belief and practice, pleasures of the senses, personal desires, all vanished in the utter self-abandonment of the soul in the presence of God. The “resigned” soul...
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Common Knowledge (2019) 25 (1-3): 346–347.
Published: 01 April 2019
... call mainly dealt with political and ethical matters. In this introduction he replies chiefly to pieces by the philosophers Richard Rorty and Paul Feyerabend dealing with poverty, famine, sickness, and environmental concerns, but Kermode also addresses and mostly agrees with arguments made in Common...
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Common Knowledge (2020) 26 (3): 441–452.
Published: 01 August 2020
... and phenomenology, as a means of knowing what it was like to believe in Aristotelian, as opposed to modern, concepts of matter, quality, space, void, position, change, and motion. The essay then introduces the first contribution to the new symposium: a monograph retrieving geometrical and taxonomic—Euclidean...
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Common Knowledge (2018) 24 (1): 8–25.
Published: 01 January 2018
... functions. While “Art, as Device” is in itself ambiguous, a look at Shklovsky’s reconsiderations renders matters still more complex, though arguably also more productive. Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017 Viktor Shklovsky Russian Formalism ostranenie defamiliarization estrangement...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (1): 65–87.
Published: 01 January 2013
... generated by or directed at such feeling. On this issue, each disagreed with the others, whether expressing his difference directly or indirectly; and the differences often hinged on matters of aesthetic judgment. Ironically, the practice of such judgment demanded verbal concepts for its articulation...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (1): 151–154.
Published: 01 January 2011
... vehicles of a hopeful environmental consciousness and activism. The interesting point of arrows in this context is that their protention can and must take into account both forward- and also backward-looking time, in order to fulfill their promise of finding their mark. The matter of their intended...
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Common Knowledge (2011) 17 (2): 371–374.
Published: 01 April 2011
...William M. Chace Some writers are drawn, almost as if hexed, to pronounce on matters of state, politics, and, occasionally, economic policy. Margaret Atwood is one such writer. Her book Payback suffers from its aspiration to create an idealistic and implausible world to take the place of the one we...
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Common Knowledge (2012) 18 (3): 528–537.
Published: 01 August 2012
..., suggesting that his approach is more a matter of art than of science. In this defense of methodological pluralism, Scott’s approach is shown to be vindicated by his insights into how the peoples of Zomia evolved ways to evade incorporation, over a period of centuries, into any of the states of Southeast Asia...
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Common Knowledge (2013) 19 (2): 351–379.
Published: 01 April 2013
... own understanding of “self” and his or her acknowledgment of another individual. But it would be their mutual recognition of separateness as the condition of possibility for communication — for sharing worlds — that would ground the ethical relationship between them. Not just interested in matters...
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Common Knowledge (2014) 20 (1): 1–3.
Published: 01 January 2014
... tampering with set scholarly forms should be regarded as a serious business (Marcus) or as a matter of fun (Kenner). Philosophically, this note explains, the journal takes exception to distinctions of the form-versus-content variety — a resistance that stems from desire for peaceful transactions...
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Common Knowledge (2016) 22 (2): 277–283.
Published: 01 May 2016
... suggests an alternative form of storytelling that fosters peace and humane values. No matter how original and authentic our own life stories may seem to us, we rarely are able to break away from a master narrative that sets the frame in which our personal stories are shaped and interpreted. Our economic...